Comprehensive IP protection

The law firm of Michalski Hüttermann & Partner works in all areas of intellectual property law. Our attorneys cover all areas of technology with their wide variety of specializations and are regularly recommended in trade publications, such as the JUVE Handbook, iam magazine and MIP Handbook.

Our technical protection rights work focuses on patent applications, expert opinions, oppositions and providing advice on issues pertaining to employee innovations. One special focus is on infringement cases and the related nullity proceedings. Michalski Hüttermann & Partner also has extensive experience in design protection and oversees some major international trademark portfolios. The law firm has its headquarters in Düsseldorf, Europe's "capital" for patent infringement cases. We also have a branches in Frankfurt a.M., in Essen and in Munich, ensuring our proximity to the German Patent and Trademark Office, the Munich branch of the European Patent Office, and the German Patent Court. 

Financial Times - Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms 2021

Our patent law firm has been recognized in this year's edition of the Financial Times Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms Report. In mid-June, the 168 most recommended patent law firms in Europe were published in a Special Report, both online on the Financial Times website ( and in print.


The Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms Report is the result of a joint initiative of the Financial Times and Statista and is based on extensive research and a comprehensive survey in which thousands of our professional colleagues and clients throughout Europe participated. 


In addition, over 10,000 patent attorneys and experts from corporate R&D departments were invited to participate in a Europe-wide survey and contribute their expertise to the analysis. Michalski - Hüttermann & Partner stood out and is therefore publicly recognized in the Financial Times as one of the leading patent law firms in Europe. 


We are delighted to receive this award and would like to thank our clients most sincerely for their trust.

Mentioned by Handelsblatt and Best Lawyers

Our colleagues, Dr. Dirk Schulz and Dr. Uwe Albersmeyer, have been named by Handelsblatt in its list "Best Lawyers 2021" and by Best Lawyers as a recommended patent attorney.

We run our own European network of patent law firms.

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